Light and Healthy Peanut Sauce Noodles Under 275 Calories

Light and Healthy Peanut Sauce Noodles Under 275 Calories

  I have this mounting fear that one day I’ll have a child and that child will have a peanut allergy. What will I do? How will I relate to my own children if they don’t know what it means to wait all year for Reese’s Easter eggs? Answer me that. It’s something that I can’t think…

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Light Italian Chicken Salad with Roasted Garlic

Italian Chicken Salad with Roasted Garlic Dressing

There’s a recipe in my cookbook for the best egg salad in the world, where I finally figured out how to do use Greek yogurt properly. Before that, I just cursed my mother. I was a mayo girl. I had tried for years to swap yogurt for mayo, but the tang was always too detectable. I even tried sour…

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Summer Shrimp Salad with Grilled Peaches and Fresh Corn

Summer Shrimp Salad with Grilled Peaches and Fresh Corn

I don’t want to miss things before they’re already gone, but it’s kind of my specialty. I’ll be two bites into a cookie — already mourning it, or on a vacation, like I was last May with Kate and Sabrina, staring into turquoise water, sipping a piña colada, and at least a tinge of my blissed-out vacation high…

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Blackened Chicken Salad with Light Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

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It has been far too long since I’ve shared a salad with you. The ones I toss together at lunchtime tend to be either too bizarre or too boring to merit a proper recipe, but this one? It deserves attention. Crisp romaine topped with bold and spicy blackened chicken, drizzled in homemade buttermilk ranch dressing….

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Minted Orzo Salad with Chickpeas and Feta

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This easy orzo salad is one of my all-time favorite side dishes and it’s also one of my most-requested. It requires such minimal effort, but the results are seriously impressive. The mint and feta surprise you and make each bite interesting. You’ll love the way they pair with the bright lemon vinaigrette. Next time you want…

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Mediterranean Chicken and Artichoke Salad

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This is a favorite summertime salad. Bright, fresh, and light, the mix falls between a chicken and a pasta salad, only without the mayo or the pasta. Whenever I make it, I’m reminded how satisfying it is to eat a dish full of so many different tastes: garlic, feta, artichokes, and olives. It’s so easy…

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